An F/A-18 Super Hornet files over the nuclear-powered USS George Washington (CVN73) 

An F/A-18 Super Hornet files over the nuclear-powered USS George Washington (CVN73) off southern coast of Vietnam in South China Sea Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. A U.S. aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China Sea on Saturday in a show of American power in waters that are fast becoming a focal point of Washington's strategic rivalry with Beijing. (AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen)
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An F/A-18 Super Hornet files over the nuclear-powered USS George Washington (CVN73) off southern coast of Vietnam in South China Sea Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. A U.S. aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China Sea on Saturday in a show of American power in waters that are fast becoming a focal point of Washington's strategic rivalry with Beijing. (AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen)
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